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03 Oct
  • By Julie Ma
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Meet the Entrepreneur: Nora Vallejo

It’s been a couple months since the last time I was in Choluteca and I was excited to join one of our credit officers, Alvaro, on some client visits. He tossed me an extra helmet, I hopped on the back of the motorcycle, and off we went. After about 20 minutes, we successfully made our […]

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03 Oct
  • By Julie Ma
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Maria’s Honduran Enchiladas Recipe

Maria learned how to cook as a young girl by her mother’s side. As an adult, Maria now honors her mother’s legacy by using her recipes and running a successful food business in her community. Learn how to make Maria’s delicious enchiladas with her recipe below! Serves: 2 people Ingredients: 1 package of corn flour […]

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evarista-flores
03 Sep
  • By Eve Dolkart
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Giving Back a Slice of Time: A Mission Sparked by Stunning Photographs

In the spring of 2013, Ben Sherman, an unassuming yet vibrant photographer traveling to capture culture throughout the world, came to Honduras to meet the inspiring women entrepreneurs of Adelante. He gifted the photographs of the entrepreneurs to our team, allowing us to share their beauty with the world. I decided to follow up with […]

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03 Sep
  • By Eve Dolkart
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The Women of Honduras Empowered Me to Listen, to Truly Understand

I write this on a bumpy bus ride across Honduras- passing by fields of pineapples, mototaxis, lines drying brightly colored clothing, bougambilia flowers, and a couple of groups of children mounted together on bicycles. Along the route are women carrying tortillas atop their crowns, vending crafts at the side of the road, and waving bags […]

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03 Sep
  • By Julie Ma
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Debunking Microfinance Myths: Why It Works in Poverty

Microfinance can be a tad bit confusing when you first hear about it. In conceptual terms, microfinance means providing small loans of $25-$500 to individuals living in poverty in order to help them generate a means of income through creating and managing a business. For those who live in poverty, it is extremely difficult to […]

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13 Jun
  • By Robert N. Johnson
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Common Goodness: Adelante Empowering Honduran Women

Robert N. Johnson with Adelante Entrepreneur Remigia, entrepreneur and founder of her local weaving cooperative, and her family in the Western Highlands of Honduras Out of the devastation of a natural disaster, the Phoenix of Goodness can arise from the ashes.  Human positive intent coalesces.  People bond to figure out how to do something.  Do more. […]

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10 Nov
  • By Eve Dolkart
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7 Reasons We Say ¡Gracias! This Thanksgiving

Our clients at Adelante inspire us every day through upholding our values of unity, discipline, hard work, and courage. It is immensely fulfilling to see the confidence gained by a woman who has taken the initiative to further her education. The energy, humor, spunk, and stories shared when clients come together are priceless! As a […]

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20 Oct
  • By Adelante Admin
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UNITY: Training the Trainers

You can’t teach what you don’t know. This is why we invest in our employees with as much care as we expect them to give to our clients, giving them opportunities to work together, learn together, and teach each other, in order to grow as a community and lead by example. Our second annual staff […]

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07 Aug
  • By Eve Dolkart
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Honoring the Single Mothers of Honduras

Honduras has been ranked one of the most difficult countries in Latin America to be a mother according to Save the Children’s recent State of the World’s Mothers Report, based on poor maternal health and children’s wellbeing along with low educational status, economic status, and political status of women in the nation. There are over 600,000 single mothers in Honduras today, […]

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05 Aug
  • By Eve Dolkart
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For the Love of Cheese, Their Children, & Each Other

With one of Modesta’s freshly made tortillas, it’s impossible not to fall in love with quesillo. She and her husband, Jaime, have made the soft cheese for the past three years now, and have mastered the art. Modesta and Jaime were always an entrepreneurial duo, traveling to sell fish and other products for many years. When Modesta […]

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